New Kanpur city in offing
By Special Correspondent
Kanpur one of the biggest industrial throb city of Uttar Pradesh, will soon haven brand new satellite city named as New Kanpur City. The new city will spread over 10,000 acres of prime land on the banks of river Ganga. According to Mr. Sushil Kumar, Vice President of Kanpur Vikas Pradhikaran, the city will, be well planned and totally power cut free zone and will be completed in next five years (1998-2002). For the development of phase one of the project 511.76 hectares of land will be acquired from seven villages. In first phase around 18,000 building and plots to house 90 thousand people, will be developed.
Co-operative housing societies will get preference for allotment of plots in this new city. The remaining land will be allotted to the private developers with the clause that they will develop houses covering minimum 25 per cent of the plot area. According to Mr. Sushil Kumar new Kanpur city will be the most modern and well planned city in the whole country.